Ad`um*bra"tion (#), n. [L. adumbratio.]

1.

The act of adumbrating, or shadowing forth.

2.

A faint sketch; an outline; an imperfect portrayal or representation of a thing.

Elegant adumbrations of sacred truth. Bp. Horsley.

3. Her.

The shadow or outlines of a figure.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.